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Re: make libc fails

From: "Liam J. Foy" <liamfoy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 27 Sep 2004 21:15:29 +0000

On Mon, 27 Sep 2004 14:08:44 -0700 (PDT)
Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> :
> :On Mon, 27 Sep 2004 13:05:15 -0700 (PDT)
> :Matthew Dillon <dillon@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> :
> :>     You need to do a buildworld/installworld sequence to get the updated
> :>     include files before you can build subsystems singly.
> :
> :Hmm, I was sure I did do that. Starting it all again has solved my problem.
> :My bad! Thanks.
>     Another thing that you (and everyone) should watch out for are stale
>     files in /usr/src from manual builds (e.g. like the one you just tried
>     to do in libc).  These can cause odd problems later on.  To clean those
>     out type 'make cleandir; make clean' in /usr/src.
>     When building a program or library manually you can keep /usr/src clean
>     by doing a 'make obj' before 'make', which will cause the build to put
>     generated files (like object files) in /usr/obj/usr/src/<blah> rather
>     then /usr/src/<blah>.
>     The 'make obj' trick is also used by people who have multiple machines,
>     by allowing one machine to hold a master copy of /usr/src and then 
>     do a read-only NFS export of /usr/src to the other machine(s).
>     [a buildworld creates its own object hierarchy in /usr/obj, you do not
>     need to do anything special for buildworlds].
> 						-Matt

Note taken - thanks Matt. I will also be looking at rpc.rstatd soon. It is slowly
creeping up my Todo list. Once I have finished a few more things, I will then begin
to look at it. 

-Liam J. Foy

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